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The Knockout (1914)

TV-G | | Short, Comedy | 11 June 1914 (USA)
To show his girl how brave he is Fatty challenges the champion to a fight. Charlie referees, trying to avoid contact with the two monsters.

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Mack Sennett (uncredited)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Dan Albert Dan Albert ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle ... Pug (uncredited)
Charles Avery ... Cop (uncredited)
Joe Bordeaux Joe Bordeaux ... Policeman (uncredited)
Glen Cavender ... Society Singer (uncredited)
Charles Chaplin ... Referee (uncredited)
Charley Chase ... Spectator (uncredited)
Edward F. Cline ... Cop (uncredited)
Frank Dolan ... Spectator / Party Guest (uncredited)
Minta Durfee ... Pug's Sweetheart (uncredited)
Edwin Frazee Edwin Frazee ... Spectator / Society Singer / Cop (uncredited)
Billy Gilbert Billy Gilbert ... Society Singer (uncredited)
Alice Howell ... Spectator / Party Guest (uncredited)
Edgar Kennedy ... Cyclone Flynn (uncredited)
Charles Lakin Charles Lakin ... One of St. John's Gang (uncredited)
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Storyline

A couple of tramps, down on their luck and hungry, decide to fake an exhibition boxing match for a promoter. Meanwhile, Pug, a good-hearted but boisterous fellow, takes on a gang of mashers who make unwanted advances to his girlfriend. Impressed by his abilities, the mashers decide to pass Pug off as Cyclone Flynn, the champion, and enter him in the boxing match. But the real Cyclone shows up, and he and Pug battle it out in the ring. Soon the fight progresses to include pistols, rooftop chases, and the Keystone Kops in hot pursuit. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Genres:

Short | Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 June 1914 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Counted Out See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Keystone Film Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

During the tug-o'-war between Pug and the Keystone Cops, Pug's boxing gloves disappear and then re-appear on his hands. See more »

Quotes

Tramp in Derby: Let's pose as pugilists to make some coin.
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Barrels of fun
15 October 2018 | by deickemeyerSee all my reviews

Roscoe Arbuckle, ably supported, makes barrels of fun in this two-reel comedy release. In its early stages, the story has a particularly well-connected plot, but things go to smash a little in this line when a big chase is introduced in the second reel. This chase, as well as a comedy prize fight, is unusually funny. - The Moving Picture World, July 4, 1914


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